By: Joe Graedon February 22, 2015 8 Comments
    Is Premarin Vaginal Cream Too Risky for Cancer S…

    Q. I was diagnosed with uterine and ovarian cancer last year. After a complete hysterectomy and months of chemo, I talked to my GYN/oncologist about vaginal dryness. He prescribed Premarin cream. He s…

    By: Joe Graedon January 29, 2015 20 Comments
    Sexy Seniors Looking for Vaginal Lubrication

    Q. Contrary to the belief of younger people, we seniors still enjoy sex. However we are finding that it has become more difficult because of a lack of sufficient lubrication. We are in excellent healt…

    By: Terry Graedon September 22, 2014 3 Comments
    Coconut Oil for Vaginal Dryness Poses Problem fo…

    Q. I have had terrible trouble with vaginal dryness. The Vagifem estrogen tablets my doctor prescribed cause yeast infections that I have been fighting off for nearly a year. He then suggested I try c…

    By: Joe Graedon August 7, 2014 21 Comments
    False Sense of Security with Topical Estrogen Cr…

    Q. My doctor prescribed Premarin Cream for vaginal dryness. He said I wouldn't absorb enough to be a problem. The paper insert that comes with the drug makes me question its safety, however. Is it abs…

    By: Terry Graedon July 14, 2014 2 Comments
    Aloe Vera Gel Offers Natural Relief for Vaginal …

    Q. I have been using aloe vera gel for vaginal dryness on the recommendation of my urologist. It works for me and I wanted to share this with your readers. A. You are not the first one to suggest aloe…

    By: Terry Graedon March 10, 2014 175 Comments
    Pros & Cons of Osphena for Vaginal Discomfo…

    Q. I went through menopause several years ago and have struggled ever since with vaginal dryness and pain. A few years ago I used Premarin cream, but it was messy and smelly and I was scared that it m…

    By: Terry Graedon March 18, 2013 13 Comments
    Coconut Oil Solves Problem

    Q. I recently had a hysterectomy. My ovaries were left, but I have suffered from severe vaginal dryness. I have tried almost every over-the-counter remedy available, including Sylk. What worked for me…

    By: Terry Graedon March 11, 2013 5 Comments
    Corn Huskers Lotion Stars as Sex Lubricant

    Q. Several years ago we read about Corn Huskers Lotion on your website. We have used it ever since as a lubricant during sex and have found that it works much better than KY Jelly or similar products.…

    By: Joe Graedon October 13, 2011 23 Comments
    Olive Oil May Restore Marital Bliss

    Q. I stopped using estrogen last summer, but now I am suffering with vaginal dryness. This is causing me a lot of discomfort and is making relations with my husband difficult. I remember reading in yo…

    By: Terry Graedon September 13, 2010 12 Comments
    Coconut Oil for Vaginal Dryness

    Q. I'm a newly-wed, and I have severe vaginal dryness all the time. Everything there is so dry that it itches constantly and it really hurts when my husband tries to touch me to "get things started." …

    By: Terry Graedon December 15, 2009 3 Comments
    Drugstore Products Ease Vaginal Dryness

    Q. I want to share a remedy for mid-life vaginal dryness. Suddenly last year at 54, I realized that regular lubricants such as KY Jelly were no longer working for me. Then I found Replens at the drugs…

    By: Joe Graedon June 9, 2008 89 Comments
    Coconut Oil For Personal Lubrication

    Q. You had a reader who wanted to know what to do for vaginal dryness. I'd like to respond. From my experience, coconut oil is best. It is inexpensive and widely available at health food stores. It co…

    By: Joe Graedon May 5, 2003 1 Comments
    Finding Solutions To Vaginal Dryness

    Women have come a long way. Topics like PMS, breast cancer and overactive bladder that were once taboo are now discussed openly. But there is still one big issue that women rarely talk about. Millions…